Almond Macaroons

7 oz almond paste
1/4 cups flour
1 1/4 cups confectioners sugar
1/4 tsp almond flavoring
2 egg whites
36 blanched almonds (whole)

Grease baking sheet. Break apart almond paste in smaller pieces into a large bowl. Stir flour, almond flavoring and confectioners sugar into bowl. Add whites of eggs and mix on low to medium speed for approximately 2 minutes while occasionally scraping sides of bowl. Mix until smooth. Place prepared dough in decorating bag with number 9 rosette tip. Pipe carefully 1 1/2 inch cookies two inches apart onto baking sheet. Place almond on top of cookie. Put in refrigerator for 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Bake approximately 12 minutes until macaroon edges are golden brown. Move to wire rack and cool.

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